PCI webinar with Carol Kando-Pineda
Helping Our Military Patrons (and Families) Outsmart the Scammers and Fraudsters
Competency: Public Services
Sub-Category: Develops a wide variety of services to meet the needs and interests of target audiences
Scammers target people from different communities in various ways, often particular to those communities. Members of the Armed Forces and military families face unique challenges managing their finances and personal information.
And when it comes to some consumer issues, like preventing identity theft, they have special rights. The Federal Trade Commission’s Military Consumer site empowers the military community with tools for financial readiness.
This webinar will walk you through the site and ways to use it so you can get your military patrons just what they need to know and while they’re on the go. The program will also delve into the specific tips for dealing with a few consumer issues that are of particular interest and concern to the military community.
Carol Kando-Pineda ~ Biography
Carol Kando-Pineda is Counsel in the FTC’s Division of Consumer and Business Education where she leads teams to create free print materials, websites, and videos to help people avoid scams, manage their money and make wise buys. Carol began her FTC career as a staff attorney bringing false advertising cases; she then became the agency’s Legislative Counsel, serving for several years as a liaison between the FTC and Congress.